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Suborbital Records

Joe McMahon

The Suborbital Records netlabel features electronic music, ambient music, and field recordings. We look for things that take a different approach to their genres, but our primary criterion is that we think it's good and we like it.

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Suborbital Records
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From the liner notes: This collection of tracks came about after some experimentation with using wide windows (5 to 10 seconds) in Paulstretch to erase the boundaries between musical gestures using public-domain recordings of classical pieces. This process turns piano pieces into roiling clouds of harmonies, and vocal performances into massed choirs over indeterminate backgrounds - sometimes like organs, sometimes shimmering stringlike indefinable textures. I’ve called the process an...
Topics: ambient, classical, suborbital records, socd-4
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Emblem is a collection of scapes: music produced by Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers' Scape iPad app. Scape is a generative music program: items called "elements", each with its own behaviors and sounds, are combined on a two-dimensional grid to produce both pictures and music. These scapes were carefully composed to create complex systems with chaotic behavior, and as such, never sound exactly the same each time they are played. This recording collects a few representative performances....
Topics: scape, generative music, eno